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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 2 hours ago

Re: Is this a record? Extra Innings?

Does anyone know what the record is for consecquitive extra innings game played and won?

Couldn't find the answer to that but did find that, according to answers.com, the Detroit Tigers, from September [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:24 PM

Re: prostate cancer

Are you being 100% truthful/accurate here, chikny...

I have no intention of answering this incredibly stupid and insulting question.

As I said in my earlier post "Years ago, when my then 82 year old grandfather was [more]

Sat May 2

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:39 PM

Re: prostate cancer

Prostate is quite far down the list with an official rate of 3 cases/100k of population.

Years ago, when my then 82 year old grandfather was diagnosed with prostate cancer, the doctor supposedly told him that while many men die WITH [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 1:33 PM

Ben E. King

Died on April 30th; he was 76

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/02/arts/music/ben-e-king-soul...

I loved his soulful [more]

Fri May 1

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 6:19 PM

Re: Stephen Strasburg

....and would rather that pitchers really pitch, not nibble. Throw balls or strikes as the situation dictates, but don't aim for corners you don't know if you'll get a ball or strike and the hitter's only choice is to foul it [more]

Tue Apr 28

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 5:04 PM

Re: Wainwright

young people of today are not going to sit and watch a three hour 1-0 game, they would rather see something like Saturday nights 18-7 Orioles/Red Sox game...

If you want to watch 18-7 games, I suggest you go to some Little League [more]

Mon Apr 27

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 5:36 PM

Re: DH in NL!!!

The NL games is just so much more interesting to watch with the strategy.

The manager has a much bigger role in the NL. Should you have the pitcher bunt or send up a pinch-hitter? Make a double switch? etc, etc.

In the AL, [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 4:30 PM

Re: DH in NL!!!

"they need to get DH in both leagues...."

I would prefer that they get rid of the DH in the AL.

Christina

Sun Apr 26

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 8:53 PM

Re: Changing lightbulbs

You've proved you can do it.

Thanks for your reply, Chili.

I've not thought of it that way but you might have a point there. It seems that I needed to prove to myself that I could do it. And I did.

As I said in my [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 7:58 PM

Re: Changing lightbulbs

Falls are a leading cause of serious injuries (and death!) among folks over 50. If you're still comfortable on a little two-step ladder to reach closet lights, fine. But climbing up a taller ladder in the middle of a room and then reaching [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 5:01 PM

Re: DH in NL!!!

I don't think it's the union that is stopping the DH in the NL. I believe it's been the owners.

I also think it's been the owners who don't want the DH in the NL. (And neither do I.)

As far as putting the DH in the NL [more]

Sat Apr 25

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 9:46 PM

Changing lightbulbs

A few weeks ago the ceiling light in my walk-in closet blew. No big deal - there is a light right outside the closet.

A week or so later, the ceiling light in front of my linen closet blew. No big deal - the light from the bedroom covers [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 9:26 PM

Aging

I saw an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer last weekend which I thought that folks here might find it of interest:

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 9:16 PM

Re: Over managing 101!!!

Terry Collins is an idiot!!!

Yeah, I agree.

After all, so far this season he has only been able to get the Mets to 14-4!!!

Christina, who doesn't care if Harvey gets a complete game as long as the Mets win!

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 8:38 PM

Re: Break up the Mets!!!

Mets lost to the Yankees last night but rebounded this afternoon.

Harvey wanted a complete game but didn't get it.

Someone needs to pound on Murphy's head so that he stops making stupid plays.

But I'm really happy with the [more]

Sat Apr 11

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 5:41 PM

Re: Well - there are all sorts of nests

The birds are active.

The birds up here don't seem to care that it's still cold....they start their racket long before sunrise and wake me up some mornings.

And after all we are almost half-way to May. [more]

Thu Apr 9

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:19 PM

Re: BMPEA In Supplements

I'm still not convinced, more generally, that the supplement industry is adequately regulated

There's little doubt that it's not adequately regulated.The NYT article you linked went into detail about how some of the FDA's top [more]

Wed Apr 8

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 10:26 PM

Re: aw phooey

...well, then I guess you just post this way on purpose....

LWW:

Yes, she does.

She's made that clear in a whole load of ways - for one, see her recent post on this board about how "wicked is [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 11:44 AM

94.50 ERA

Mat Latos, making his first start as a Marlin, lasted only rwo-thirds of the first inning yesterday and gave up 7 runs.

The Braves won 12-2.

Christina

Tue Apr 7

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:42 PM

Re: aw phooey

Just a bit o' insight here.... FWIW, I've had a poster attempt to imply that my father was a paedophile.....and another pick up the ball and run with it.....and we all know who they are, come to that!!!

Be careful what you
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